Definition of Pisces in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpʌɪsiːz/ /ˈpɪskiːz/

proper noun

  • 1Astronomy
    A large constellation (the Fish or Fishes), said to represent a pair of fish tied together by their tails.

    1. 1.1as genitive Piscium /ˈpʌɪsɪəm, ˈpɪsɪəm/Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Pisces.
      ‘the star Alpha Piscium’
  • 2Astrology
    The twelfth sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about 20 February.

    1. 2.1a PiscesA person born when the sun is in the sign of Pisces.
      • ‘Note that in traditional astrology Pisces is ruled by Jupiter, Aquarius by Saturn and Scorpio by Mars.’
      • ‘I'm a Pisces, I'm astrologically predisposed to root for the underdog!’
      • ‘For instance, people often think that fire puts out water, and so would assume that a Leo would not gel well with a Pisces, for instance.’
      • ‘People who doubt that anyone in this world really cares should meet a Pisces.’
      • ‘As a Pisces, your planetary ruler is Neptune, god of the oceans.’


Latin, plural of piscis ‘fish’.



/ˈpʌɪsiːz/ /ˈpɪskiːz/